Thomas Robinet (born 18 August 1996) is a French professional footballer who plays for FC Villefranche as a forward.[1]

Thomas Robinet
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Personal information
Full name Thomas Robinet
Date of birth (1996-09-18) 18 September 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Saint-Priest, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Villefranche
Number 26
Youth career
2001–2003 FCO Chandieu
2003–2008 Lyon
2008–2011 Saint-Priest
2011–2013 Sochaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2019 Sochaux B 65 (15)
2015–2019 Sochaux 73 (2)
2019– FC Villefranche 6 (2)
National team
2013 France U17 2 (0)
2016 France U20 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:46, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 02:42, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Robinet's youth career started at FCO Chandieu, before spending five years with Lyon and then spending time at Saint-Priest. Whilst at Saint-Priest he was part of the Pôle Espoir (part of the structure of French Football showcasing young talent) in Dijon, and was signed by FC Sochaux-Montbéliard into their youth system in 2011.[2]

He made his debut for Sochaux on 31 July 2015, in the first round of the 2015–16 Ligue 2 season, coming on as a late substitute in the 0–0 draw at Clermont.[3]. His full debut came later the year, on 15 October, in the 1–0 win over Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C..[4] On 20 January 2016 he signed his first professional contract with the club, committing hinself to Sochaux until 2018.[5] His first league goal for the club came on 12 August 2016, in a 2–1 victory at Clermont.[6]

In the summer of 2019, at the end of his Sochaux contract, Robinet left the club and signed for FC Villefranche.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomas Robinet at Soccerway. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Rencontre avec Thomas Robinet" (in French). La Bande à Bonal. 8 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Clermont vs Sochaux 0–0". Soccerway. 31 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Sochaux vs Evian TG 1–0". Soccerway. 30 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Le FC Sochaux préserve sa génération dorée" (in French). vavel.fr. 20 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Clermont vs Sochaux 1–2". Soccerway. 12 August 2016.
  7. ^ "En Fin de Contrat à Sochaux, Thomas Robinet Rebondit en N1" (in French). maligue2.fr. 20 June 2019.

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